Bead Bezelling using bead-weaving techniques with Srutiza Mohanty from Risham Jewelry
Wouldn’t you love to learn something new and creative this summer!
Then this bead weaving workshop is just right for you. It doesn’t require any fancy equipment, yet you get to create and make intricate and unique jewelry pieces that you will cherish and they even make wonderful gifts.
Bead-weaving is a great technique and requires minimal space and tools, so it's easy to get started.
Ever seen those beautiful earrings with crystals and stones encased in a metal bezel. Ever wondered why it always has to be metal and not something else- like beads!!! :-D
Learn the delicate art of bezelling a Swarovski rivoli crystal using bead weaving techniques. Bead bezelling can be done using various techniques and one of the most popular ones uses one of the core techniques of tubular peyote and netting.
In this workshop we will learn how to create this beautiful & elegant earrings using the peyote bezel and how to enhance the look by embellishing it further with crystals. We will be using a Swarovski Rivoli as the center focal, Toho seed beads for bezelling and crystals for the embellishment.
What you will learn :
- What is bead bezelling?
- Introduction to peyote and its variations
- Learn to do the tubular peyote (We will be using this to do the bezel) and how to reduce a tubular peyote structure
- Introduction to netting
- What is embellishment and how we can use it enhance our bezelled Swarovski rivoli
- Attaching ear hooks to your designs
- Understanding various threads available and tools required
- Other Resources like links to online resources etc.
Who can learn it :
The only pre-requisite is to be able to thread a needle. As the saying goes - "If you can thread a needle, you can bead weave."
What you need to bring to this class:
All raw materials will be provided. The materials provided will be enough to complete the projects you will learn and begin the workshop.
However, if you have any ideas of what you would like to make, feel free to bring pictures, sketches or ideas. We can discuss and the trainer can provide you with suggestions.
Artist: Srutiza Mohanty from Risham Jewelry
Day & Date: Saturday, 21st & Sunday, 22nd April
Fee: Rs 3500 (includes all material cost)
Venue: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala